3. Tom Cruise — $480 million
Most financially successful movies (as an actor and/or producer): Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles, Jerry Maguire, Mission: Impossible, Vanilla Sky, The Last Samurai, Valkyrie.
“Forever young” Tom Cruise is often the center of media attention when it comes to money and actors’ fees. It is believed that he earns money not just for himself but also for the Scientology Church. However, haters often forget that sometimes Cruise had to work for very little money.